Fellowship Opportunities

Last updated: 7/1/2022

June 2022: We are seeking interested applicants for a 12-month editorial fellowship at the NEJM. The fellowship is an opportunity for medical professionals to spend a year immersed in the editorial process. Fellows will learn how decisions about publishing papers are made, attend editorial meetings for an in-depth understanding of how a peer-review journal works, and lead projects on the cutting edge of medical publishing. Clinical research methodology, protocol design, data analysis, and presentation are topics with which fellows gain expertise. Former fellows have gone on to become leaders in academia, medical writing, and clinical practice.

To apply, candidates can visit the NEJM website to upload a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest addressed to Dr. Eric Rubin by August 15, 2022.

Fellowship Details

June 2022: UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine are proud to offer a LGBTQ Healthcare Fellowship designed to train future primary care physicians to be sensitive, comfortable, clinically knowledgeable and culturally competent in delivering healthcare to sexual and gender minority patient populations.

This 1-year fellowship beginning July 1st 2023 is a junior academic appointment as a Clinical Instructor in both general primary care and LGBTQ subspecialty and specialty care. The fellow will have yearlong longitudinal clinical rotations in a variety of UCLA and affiliated clinical sites, with some flexibility in tailoring the experiences to the learning environment and career goals of the fellow.

These experiences include:

  • Primary Care for MSM
  • Primary Care for WSW
  • Transgender Care and Hormone Management
  • Urology, Gynecology and Gender-affirming Surgery
  • Hepatitis B & C
  • HIV Treatment and Management
  • High Resolution Anoscopy
  • Substance Abuse and Drug Addiction
  • Mental Health including LGBTQ Adolescents and Young Adults in Transition
  • Mental Health in HIV+ Patients
  • Behavioral health coursework and workshops spanning a variety of topics including human sexuality, bisexual identity, affirmative psychotherapy, and LGBTQ domestic violence.

Successful applicants are U.S. trained MDs and DOs with a strong interest in caring for LGBTQ communities and have completed or will be completing their residency training by June 30, 2023 in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Internal Medicine/Pediatrics combined specialties. Applicants should also have a passion for leadership, teaching, research and a motivation to expand the current field of LGBTQ medicine.

Fellowship Details

April 2022: The Primary care Investigators Training in Chronic disease & Health disparities (PITCH) Fellowship is a recently awarded HRSA T32 with the goal of training the next generation of primary care clinical investigators to improve health outcomes and care delivery for patients with chronic diseases from underserved backgrounds.

The PITCH Fellowship will recruit and train about 4 fellows from diverse backgrounds each year. Research projects will be aimed primarily at transforming the health care system through value-based care delivery and quality improvement initiatives, as well as improving mental health access and care, ending the crisis of opioid use disorder and overdose in America, and ending the HIV epidemic.

Fellows will attain the core competencies for health services research and formal education addressing responsible conduct of research, oral and written presentation, manuscript and grant writing, leadership skills, and project management. Fellows will be offered the opportunity to complete a Master of Science for Clinical Professionals, in addition to receiving dedicated, aligned mentorship with at least biweekly meetings and quarterly mentorship reviews. Through these activities, our fellows will become experts in the key principles of primary care research affecting vulnerable populations, the communication of their findings, leveraging policy to improve equity, and gain the fundamental skills that are required for rigorous academic research careers.

Research projects and methods include vulnerable populations, health disparities, shared decision making, diabetes, child and adult lung disease, kidney disease, mental health, sleep medicine, patient safety and quality, cost-effectiveness and decision sciences, systematic review, medical informatics, and implementation sciences.

The deadline for applications is 9/10/2022.  

April 2022: Indiana University’s newly accredited Adult Congenital Heart Disease Fellowship Program is seeking applicants for one position starting in July 2023.

Fellowship Details

April 2022: Applications now open! 2023 ACCORDS Primary Care Research Fellowship at the University of Colorado

ACCORDS (Adult and Child Center for Outcomes Research and Delivery Science) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, as well as affiliated institutions Kaiser Permanente of Colorado and Denver Health, is now accepting applications from postdoctoral candidates for their Primary Care Research Fellowship to start in July 2023. For the 2023 cycle, we seek to enroll two MDs to become primary care research leaders addressing the nation’s primary care health delivery challenges. 

We encourage any questions! Feel free to email Dr. Amy Huebschmann – the GIM faculty research mentor for this program (Amy.Huebschmann@cuanschutz.edu).